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Lisa Harrington

LHH.JPGLisa H. Harrington, CPCU, CAE, CRIS, CAM, AAI, AAM, AIAM, AIP is the founder of Sapphire Enterprises d/b/a Abiding Strategy. She is a Strategy Coach, Vistage Chair and Keynote. As the Vistage Chair facilitating for the DFW mid-cities CEO peer group, she has advised executives from startups to a $500 million bank President. She can help you build your long term strategy plan. As a Keynote for your conferences, she'll be an engaging speaker with valuable leadership insights, such as those in her book, recently updated: "Taking in Strays: Leadership Lessons from Unexpected Places," which is available at

As an insurance professional for more than three decades, she's spent time in a variety of agency and company roles, including educator, writer/editor, underwriter, sales agent, field rep, and agency operations manager. She holds a B.A. degree in management and Spanish from Ball State University. 

Lisa knows the American Agency system and its needs very well. She spent time as an agency operations manager, the Chief Marketing Officer & Executive Vice President at IRMI (International Risk Management Institute), and both COO and acting CEO of NetVU (the Network of Vertafore Users). She also served as Vice President of Education for the Florida Association of Insurance Agents for 11 years. 

Ask Lisa if you have questions about strategy, perpetuation planning, vision mapping, operations, people, sales, or just plain “how to" when it comes to agency ownership and leadership. She can be contacted at:

640 N. Carroll Ave, Suite 100
Southlake, TX 76092
(850) 528-2121

Last updated: November 2020
​127 South Peyton Street
Alexandria VA 22314
​phone: 800.221.7917
fax: 703.683.7556

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